pubescence

noun pu·bes·cence \ pyü-ˈbe-sᵊn(t)s \

Definition of pubescence

1 : the quality or state of being pubescent
2 : a pubescent covering or surface

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First Known Use of pubescence

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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pubescence

noun pu·bes·cence \ pyü-ˈbes-ᵊn(t)s \

medical Definition of pubescence

: the quality or state of being pubescent : puberty

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